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  • Rev. Fr. John S. Mattingly

       Our former paster, Fr. John,  went home to God on October 19, 2017. 
       He was 71 years old, retired and resided in Charlotte Hall, Maryland.He was born on January 16, 1946 in Washington, DC. He attended Mt. St. Paul College, Waukesha, Wisconsin and Mt. St. Mary Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland. He was ordained May
    13, 1972 at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle, Washington, DC.
       Fr. Mattingly was appointed Parochial Vicar at St. Aloysius Parish, Leonardtown in
    1972 and in 1981 was appointed as Director of The Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Archdiocesan Director of the Holy Childhood Association and other Pontifical Missionary Societies.
       In addition to those responsibilities, in 1987, Fr. Mattingly was appointed Pastor of Holy Family Parish in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland.
       In 1994 he was appointed as Pastor, St.
    Francis Xavier Parish, Newtowne, Maryland where he served until his retirement in 2014.
       Fr. Mattingly was a member of the Board of Directors of the Missionary Vehicle
    Association and in 1973 served as Chaplain to the Boy Scouts in Southern Maryland.    From 1997 to 2000, he served as Chaplain to the Knights of Columbus Missionary Council 10957.
       Fr. John loved opera which he believed revealed the full range of human emotions. He was also beloved by his parishioners.
       Fr. John is Interred at Resurrection Cemetery, in Clinton MD.
  • Our Bible Study plans to meet bimonthly on Tuesdays at 6:30pm. To register or for more information contact Fr. Rob.

  • RCIA is the process by which persons who were never baptized, or who were baptized in another Christian tradition, become members of the Church.  We also welcome Catholics who would like a refresher on the tenets of their faith. Classes will meet on Thursdays throughout the school year at 7pm in the Rectory.  To register or for more information email Fr. Rob.